for Professionals, Technicians, and Checkers
Bi-Monthly California Teleconferences (no registration fee)
Californians may participate, at no charge, in a bi-monthly statewide technical teleconference conducted by SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A. with support from California Department of Health Services and California Office of Traffic Safety. Notification of the teleconferences and CEU information is sent automatically to all California Technicians and Instructors.
California Technical Teleconference, Request for CEU
2014 Schedule (10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.)
A hands-on learning experience for health care providers and educators, nurses, social workers, emergency responders, law enforcement officers, childbirth and parenting educators, transportation coordinators, safety officers, teachers, retailers, and community volunteers. Attendees are expected to participate in a safety seat checkup for essential hands-on experience.
Workshop: Friday, March 7, 2014   8:15 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.
Altadena Community Center, Altadena, CA
Safety Seat Checkup: Saturday, March 8, 2014   9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. (10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. for public)
Babies"R"Us, Cerritos, CA
Sponsors: California Office of Traffic Safety and Pomona Police Department
Major Supporter: Babies"R"Us
Funding: A grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Credits for Continuing Education: CPS Technicians & Instructors: This course is approved for 3 CEUs. Nurses: This course is approved for 6 contact hours of continuing education credit.
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“Safe Travel for All Children: Transporting Children with Special Health Care Needs”
This is enrichment training for Child Passenger Safety Technicians and Instructors who are interested in learning more about special needs transportation with classroom lecture and hands-on exercises.
Date: March 24-25, 2014   8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles; 4650 Sunset Blvd., MS #85; Los Angeles, CA 90027
Sponsors: SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A., Pomona Police Department, and California Office of Traffic Safety
Cost: Free to participants; funded by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Credits for Continuing Education: This course is approved for 11 CEUs for Certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians and Instructors.
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CPS National Certification Course
SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A. is accepting applications for the Standardized Child Passenger Safety Training Course for prospective Certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians (CPSTs). To become a CPST, you must attend the entire four-day class, successfully complete hands-on skills testing during the class, and pass several written quizzes. The fourth day of the course (also required) is a safety seat checkup at a different location.
Date: April 2-5, 2014   8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Pomona Police Department Training Center; 1702 E. 1st Street; Pomona, CA 90027
Cost: $85 fee must be paid to Safe Kids. Click here to register and pay.
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Prerequisite: We strongly encourage you to complete the one-day Educator Workshop on March 7 (details above).
Technical Update Kids +/- Safety seats = A NHTSA Crash Investigator's View
SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A. is presenting this enrichment training for CPSTs who are interested in learning more about the work of the NHTSA’s Special Crash Investigations (SCI) group.
Guest Speaker: David Myers, CPST, Crash Investigator, Dynamic Science, Inc.
Date: April 13, 2014   3:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M.
Auditorium of The Saban Research Building at Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), 4650 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90027
Sponsors: Children's Hospital Los Angeles, SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A., Injury Prevention Alliance of Los Angeles County
Facility Fee: $25 payable to CHLA.
Funding: A grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, and the Pomona Police Department.
Credits for Continuing Education: CPS Technicians & Instructors: This course is approved for 3 CEUs.
Click here to register and pay. Note: Scroll to the bottom of the page to see the registration form and select the registration box for this pre-conference session.
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Please note: SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A. is seeking corporate and community sponsors for future checkups and training workshops.
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